1Thussays the LORD, "For threetransgressions of 1Moab and for four I will not arevoke its punishment, Because he 2burned the bones of the king of Edom to lime.
"So I will sendfire upon Moab And it will consume the citadels of 3Kerioth ; And Moab will die amid 4tumult, With bwarcries and the sound of a trumpet.
"I will also cutoff the c5judge from her midst And slayall her 6princes with him," says the LORD.
4Thussays the LORD, "For threetransgressions of 7Judah and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they 8rejected the law of the LORD And have not kept His statutes ; Their d9lies also have led them astray, Those afterwhich their 10fatherswalked.
"So I will 11sendfire upon Judah And it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem."
6Thussays the LORD, "For threetransgressions of 12Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they 13sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.
"These who epantafter the very dust of the earth on the head of the 14helpless Also 15turnaside the way of the humble ; And a 16man and his fatherfresort to the same ggirl In order to profane My holyname.
"On garments17taken as pledges they stretch out beside18everyaltar, And in the house of their God they 19drink the wine of those who have been fined.
"Yet it was I who destroyed the 20Amoritebefore them, hThough his 21height was like the height of cedars And he was strong as the oaks ; I even destroyed his 22fruitabove and his rootbelow .
"It was I who 23brought you up from the land of Egypt, And I led you in the wilderness24fortyyearsiThat you might takepossession of the land of the 25Amorite.
"Then I 26raised up some of your sons to be prophets And some of your youngmen to be 27Nazirites. Is this not so, O sons of Israel ?" declares the LORD.
"But you made the Naziritesdrinkwine, And you commanded the prophetssaying, 'You 28shall not prophesy !'
13"Behold, I am j29weighteddownbeneath you As a wagonkis weighteddown when filled with sheaves.
"l30Flight will perish from the swift, And the stalwart will not strengthen his power, Nor the 31mightymansave his mlife.
"He who 32grasps the bow will not stand his ground, The swift of foot will not escape, Nor will he who rides the 33horsesave his nlife.
"Even the obravest among the warriors will 34fleenaked in that day," declares the LORD.